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Lot 6028: EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |

Property from the Collection of E. Newbold and Margaret du Pont Smith

by Sotheby's

January 21, 2017

New York, NY, USA

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  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
  • EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN ANNE CARVED AND FIGURED MAHOGANY TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE WITH C-SCROLLS AND CANDLESLIDES, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1755 |
   
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Description: underside of slide rail bears small paper label with typed inscription S.L63.14 / Mrs. du Pont, broken at skirt one leg and leg square replaced.

Condition Report: Refinished, stops on slides replaced, one leg broken out and leg square replaced.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Provenance: Margaret Wilson Lewis du Pont, Wilmington, Delaware.

Dimensions: Height 27 1/4 in. by Width 29 3/4 in. by Depth 20 1/2 in.

Exhibited: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Art from American Collections, March-April 1963;
New York, Bernard and S. Dean Levy, An American Tea Party: An Exhibition of Colonial Tea and Breakfast Tables 1715-1783, November 1988.

Literature: James Biddle, American Art From American Collections, (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1963), p. 45, no. 80; 
An American Tea Party, Colonial Tea and Breakfast Tables 1715-1783
, (New York: Bernard and S. Dean Levy, Inc., 1988), p. 22, no. 14.

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